A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.

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Brian Edison
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Sheriff Marsden
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Jenny
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Sonny Munn
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T.L. Munn
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Johnny Hurricane
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Sprout
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Clay
Bruce M. Fischer ...
Cannonball
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Barry Hogue
Julie Gibson ...
Violet
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Cameraman
Gene Borkan ...
Soundman
Lisa Cori ...
Sheila
Richard Davis ...
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A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.

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25 May 1979 (USA)  »

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George Armitage based the main character Brian Edison on a mechanic friend named Bob Edelson. See more »

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The steering column in the Willys changes position several times, as does the steering wheel type. See more »

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Brian Edison: It's slippin' a bit in third gear.
Cannonball: Get me the 9/16th's and the Vise Grips!
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Great movie
4 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

By far the best drag racing movie ever, especially the cars that are used and the music soundtrack really makes it an overall great film, i really wish that they would put it on video or dvd. Or atleast show it on television now and then.


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